now, isn't that peachy?
Peachy Fresh (111 Yorkville), a groovy local design collective and store, is having a pre-holiday sale and cocktail party, and you're invited!
Clothes, jewellery, kids' stuff, pillows, purses and more, all discounted by 20 to 60 per cent, are on offer all day December 12, and the party starts at 6 pm and goes "until it's done" (which sounds sort of ominous, but we're sure it's fine). Free gift wrapping, drinks and snacks. Yum. 416-513-9884.
Want to give a one-of-a kind gift and support a local gallery at the same time? Then head on down to Photorama at Gallery TPW (80 Spadina) to pick up a piece of photo-based art at the annual fundraising sale. Get work priced from $5 to $300 from local artistes like James Blake, Carole Conde & Karl Beveridge, Clint Griffin, Vera Frenkel and Steve Payne. The sale's on until 6 pm Saturday (December 7.) 416-504-4242.
bonkers for toys
If you've got kidlets on your list, got wheels and want to scoop up some deals on toys, check out the Irwin Toy warehouse sale. Popular playthings like puzzles, board games, activity kits and action figures are at least 50 per cent off until Christmas or until everything is gone gone gone. Monday to Friday 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Thornhill Square Shopping Centre (Bayview and John). 416-495-8338.
Also check out Rizco Toy & Gift Outlet's sale (up to to 70 per cent off) of household items, Xmas decor, books and small electronics. Monday to Friday 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 am to 6 pm. 130 Orfus Road. 1-877-305-3775.
just like gran's table
The Dansk (60 Horner) warehouse sale of kitchenware, linens, home accessories and tableware at up to 75 per cent off also includes a new line of Christmas items at half price. To December 7, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday 10 am to 5 pm. 416-259-1127.
The Woodlawn Pottery Studio hosts its winter show and sale today through Sunday (December 5 to 8), featuring functional and purdy pieces. 80 Woodlawn East. For hours, call 416-964-0758.
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